Eisley Nursery

Cut back rose bushes now for beautiful blooms in spring

They were beautiful through spring, summer and into fall. But now it’s time to give the rose bushes some preventive maintenance. January pruning is crucial to keeping that cycle ...

Auburn-area greenhouse provides protected growing space

North Auburn’s Juliette Bickford has gardening in her blood. “My father was a farmer by profession,” she said. “I grew up with gardening. I enjoy having a family vegetable ...

Make merry this Mother's Day weekend

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, and while cards and flowers are surely appreciated, it’s safe to bet that some quality mom-and-kids time will go a long way too. There are many loca ...

Water outages cause for concern in greater Auburn area

With the Placer County Water Agency continuing 24-hour outages for many of its greater Auburn area irrigation customers after an April 19 Bear River Canal break, residents and busi ...

Our View: State of Community honors Auburn’s finest

Tonight’s Auburn Chamber of Commerce State of the Community Dinner honors a select group who make our community a much better place to live, work and play. In good economic tim ...

Eisley Nursery is Business of the Year

There have been Eisleys on Nevada Street in Auburn for more than a century. The family, which moved to Auburn in 1909, started Eisley Nursery in the 1930s. Nearly 80 years later, ...

Clover gets St. Paddy’s cheer as user-friendly ground cover

Finding a four-leaf clover is said to bring good luck. And planting clover as a ground cover will cut down on yard chores. Find traditional white Dutch at Eisley It can be a go ...

Botanical Buddy eases watering chores

When Newcastle’s Walter Beasley couldn’t find a watering system that suited him, he built one “Necessity is the mother of invention,” said Beasley, whose company, Powder Cr ...

Extend the season with holiday plants

The traditional centerpieces and table accents — poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis — brighten the holidays and are popular gifts this time of year. But what do you do wi ...

Gold Country Fair tips hat to Eisley brothers

Two brothers, whose nursery business has been solidly rooted in the community for nearly eight decades, are this year’s Gold Country Fair Boosters Parade grand marshals. Earle a ...

Former parking area is now a thriving garden

Longtime gardener Myrtle Findley’s hillside landscape has great views of Colfax. And that means a lot of climbing to tend to plants and trees. The bounty of greenery also create ...
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